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Chairperson of 
Malaysia Women Artists Association

马来西亚女艺术家协会  会长



The Malaysia Women Artists Association is organising Coffee Art Painting Workshop and Charirty Exhibtion 2023. It is a charity event to raise fund for Persatuan Kabajikan Ji Xiang Pulau Pinang (NGO). Ji Xiang Nursing Home is a non profit organisation in Ayer Itam, open to the poor, needy and underprivileged elderly.


Why Coffee Art Painting?  

Our idea of coffee art painting is inspired by Ramrocha organic coffee ‘Awaken your seven senses’ . Dr. Kris and Gerald Soh who are the founder came up with the idea for Ramro Cha, by the basic principle that we, as humans and fellow inhabitants of this planet, have both the duty and privilege to look after one another. It’s about raising our sense of awareness to the needs of others, and finding a way to meet those needs with a sense of honour and dignity. “For Us, It’s Not Just About Coffee… It’s About Creating a Movement for GOOD”. Malaysia Women Artists Association as an art organisation, through art form we express our support to charities creating a Movement for GOOD. This is why we use coffee as the medium to create artworks, and many people are attracted to the sepia tones of coffee, it gives a painting an overall sepia effect which is the color of nostalgia. It is practical, non-toxic and natural. It not only wakes us up in the morning but gathers people together, too.

‘Traces of TIme’ Coffee Art Painting Workshop & Charity Exhibition 2023 is the 3rd Coffee Art Charity Exhibition organised since 2019. In 2023, We had our coffee painting workshops in July, September and October, 5 sessions of workshop hosted in Penang and Sarawak. Where 3 sessions in Penang, 2 sessions in Sarawak. Specially thanks to Dato Chris Chong, Director of Saradise Gallery and Zero O'Clock at Saradise Edge sponsored for the workshops in Sarawak, and thank you the enthusiastic team from Sarawak members for their contribution, the workshops was successfully hosted and well responded.  The 1st Coffee Art Painting Exhibition “Ramrocha Coffee Art Painting - When Love Great Art Coffee Meet” was in 2019,  the 2nd Coffee Art Painting Exhibition was hosted online in 2021 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. We donated the proceeds from the sale of coffee paintings to the Medical and Education Fund. We are grateful that had great support from Y. BHG DATO’ SRI DR. KRIS KS SEE in making our events success.

We have gathered 27 young and old coffee artists this year, who with big hearts come together to do something beyond art, by contributing talent, time and compassion to help those in need.. 49 pcs of beautiful coffee paintings will showcasing in the exhibition. It is an honour that Mr. Yeong Seak Ling 杨淅麟 先生, Malaysia renowned artist, our association advisor donated 3 pieces of his coffee masterpieces for charity. We have also invited artist Mr. Chuah Siew Teng 蔡小丁先生, one of Malaysia’s most celebrated artists joining us.


The 27 participating artists are: Yeong Seak Ling, Chuah Siew Teng, Yoon Sook Fong, Anne Koh, Sheila Kho, Ng Paik San, Loo Ley See, Lim Bee Hoon, Joanne Lau, Chuah Guat Yong, Emma Mok, Evelyn Chen, Shi Yongfei, Danny Neoh, Low Sheau Yuan, Sally Lee Hoi Har, Gerald Goh, Lilly Metom, Angelina Bong, Cyan Low Choon Wai, Jennifer Loo Moh See, Cheng Peng Sia, Apple Yong Seow Ping, Wong Mooi Kuan, Chuah Siew Teng, Hew Fang Wai, Anise Yeong Wei Fei.

We show that coffee is more than Just a Drink by using coffee to paint for the love and caring society. We know you have a lot of choices when it comes to donating, and we are so grateful that you chose to Care for elderly, support elderly people by buying Coffee Art Paintings.

We are pleased to announce  

Persatuan Kabajikan Ji Xiang Pulau Pinang (NGO) as as the beneficiary for the [Traces of Time] Coffee Painting Workshop & Charity Exhibition 2023. 

The exhibition is from 10 until 17th Dec, 2023. You may visit out website for online exhibition to view for coffee paintings and online exhibition open for one month until 10th Jan 2024. Buyer, collector and art lover who is interested to buy the original coffee paintings/artworks, may contact secretariat for the arrangements, the percentage of profits will donated to charity! 

Thank you for love and support!

Yours sincerely,

Yoon Sook Fong         
Chairperson, Malaysia Women Artists Association (Pertubuhan Seni Wanita Malaysia)                                           


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